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UNC Greensboro today announced that the School of Education has been awarded a five-year, $6.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The funding, administered through the Teacher Quality Partnership Grant Program, provides a teaching residency for 80 master’s-degree-level students, multiple professional development programs, and training for teachers so they can develop ways to […]

Domestic violence affects one out of three Americans. As a survivor, 2019 doctoral graduate Joy Kelly is on a mission to help others through the recovery process.  “It’s very personal,” Kelly says. “That’s what drives me.” Kelly didn’t anticipate her career trajectory when she entered college in 2006 – not even when an abusive relationship […]

In North Carolina, deaths by opiates such as fentanyl and heroin increased 900 percent from 2010 to 2016, with Guilford County leading the state in mortality rates due to these opiates, among others. Dr. Danielle Swick and her UNC Greensboro Social Work colleagues are hoping a $1.1 million grant from the Health Resources and Services […]

There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. But what if something as simple as exercise could delay its onset? That’s what Dr. Jennifer Etnier and UNC Greensboro’s Department of Kinesiology want to discover in their Physical Activity and Alzheimer’s Disease 2 study (PAAD2), which is now recruiting participants. As […]

Fall is finally here, which means our favorite fall sports are now in full swing. Yet with fall sports comes the potential for increased injury among young athletes – specifically, sport-related concussions (SRC). Studies show that over 50% of SRCs go unreported, resulting in delayed care and long-term health impacts for athletes. That’s where UNC […]

From taking on the opioid epidemic to re-envisioning the liberal arts for the modern world, researchers at UNC Greensboro are making an impact. Our scholars are transforming the lives of students, strengthening our communities, and driving new discoveries. Read about our impactful, community-engaged research in the fall edition of UNCG Research Magazine, now available online […]

UNC Greensboro’s SERVE Center has been awarded a five-year, $6.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for children and youth experiencing homelessness across the nation. The grant will continue the work of the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE), which has been housed in the Serve Center […]

This coming Sunday, September 15, UNC Greensboro marks the opening of a new state-of the-art research facility that serves as a home to some of the most crucial research ‒ and community education ‒ that relates to pollinators, plants, and our global food supply. The UNC Greensboro Plant and Pollinator Center is located at Gateway […]

UNC Greensboro’s Division of Student Success is taking big steps to enhance support for undergraduate students on campus. The first of those changes took place this last July, when Dr. Andrew Hamilton took the reins as the new associate vice provost of student success and dean of undergraduate studies at UNCG. Hamilton’s previous roles as […]

A research team led by UNC Greensboro’s Dr. Aaron Beveridge has received a $325,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to help researchers better collect and analyze data from social media and other digital sources. The funding will be used to further develop MassMine, an interdisciplinary tool that supports the collection of […]